JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – The Chadakoin River in Jamestown is near action flood stage.
That’s according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s rain gauge on Dow Street in Falconer.
The river’s water was observed at 3.53 feet.
Flooding generally occurs when the water is recorded at four feet or higher.
Early on Wednesday morning, our crews reported a high-water level just past the Warner Dam along the Jamestown Riverwalk in Downtown.
Heavy rain has blanketed the area over the last three days, with First Defense Weather recording around five inches of rain since Sunday on the southside of Jamestown.